Even the trumpeters deserve some blarring
It is interesting that three media houses have something to celebrate in recent times. The Guardian, the authoritative flagship of the Nigerian Press, has just released a compendium to memorialise its first decade on the news stand.
How The Guardian redefined media practice in Nigeria, by Osinbajo
It is a delight to be part of this unveiling of a chapter of our history – a story that has not been told in full until now. The story of The Guardian newspaper is significant, for the redefinition it meant for print media in Nigeria....
Archbishop Imaekhai tasks church leaders on unity
The Chairman of the Supra-West Diocesan Board (Old Province One) of the Church of Nigeria (Anglican Communion), the Most Rev. Friday Imaekhai, has urged church leaders to work together for the accomplishment of the Divine mission entrusted to them.
The flagship… 35 years on
It was the worst year in the relatively short stay of the Second Republic. The year was 1983, and life in Nigeria seemed the worst it could be. The rhythm in the country bent viciously on endless grey.
With The Guardian, Alex Ibru came, saw and conquered
The idea of setting up a newspaper was originally that of Mr Alex Ibru, who had, in the late 1970’s and early 1980’s, become a contented businessman, a multi-millionaire with considerable influence in business circle. But the seed of that conception was sown early during his post-primary school days. As a young student at Ibadan…
Oduwole takes child education campaign on world tour, premieres docu-film
The premier of Zuriel Oduwole’s documentary held last week at Transcorp Hilton Hotel, Abuja, with a lot of dignitaries in attendance. The documentary, which lasted over an hour...
Nigeria loses N9.74b to public holidays in one year
Olusegun Oshinowo noted that “as a nation we don’t seem to appreciate that time is productivity, productivity is money and productivity is translated to Gross Domestic Products (GDP).